Daniel Dennett: Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Co-director, Center for Cognitive Studies; Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University; Author, Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking
Dennett offers aspiring thinkers his personal trove of mind-stretching thought experiments. Over a storied career he has engaged questions about science and the workings of the mind.
Dennett will share the “imagination extenders and focus-holders” that he and others have developed for addressing life’s most fundamental questions, cognitive tools purpose-built for the most treacherous subject matter: evolution, meaning, mind and free will.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, $12 members, $7 students
Also know: In association with the Humanities Member-Led Forum
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